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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 101033-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks faculty candidates for a tenure track faculty position in the broad area of Advanced Biomanufacturing, with a specific emphasis on advancing our understanding of regenerative biology and cellular therapy.

This position is a part of a campus-wide cluster hiring initiative to add to the vibrant community in this area at UW-Madison. Participating units include: the Departments of Cell and Regenerative Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, Chemical & Biological Engineering, and Pediatrics. Tenure home for this position will be Cell and Regenerative Biology. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at:

UW is a recognized world leader in regenerative biology and medicine, and a national leader in stem cell and tissue engineering approaches. In addition, UW is one of the few institutions in the U.S. that co-localizes top programs in life sciences, engineering, clinical medicine, and veterinary medicine. These local strategic strengths and resources make UW an ideal location for new faculty in emerging areas of regenerative biology and stem cell therapies. The current hiring focus will complement existing strengths throughout the university, and will continue to build strategic strength in this rapidly emerging field.

Principal Duties:

The successful candidate will engage with cluster-related activities, including the development of an independent research program, teaching, and service related to the cluster, as well as professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in biological sciences or related health sciences field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three years relevant postdoctoral experience and outstanding research accomplishments required prior to the candidate's start date with UW-Madison.

Candidates for Associate Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "apply now" and include the following uploads: 1) CV and 2) 2-3 page research statement describing current and future directions that includes a brief description of teaching philosophy. Within the application, you will be asked to provide three names and email addresses who will be solicited for letters of recommendation prior to application consideration (receipt of three letters of reference are required for consideration).

Candidate selection begins November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received by January 1, 2020 will be given full consideration.

Questions about this opportunity may be directed to:


Melissa Zhang
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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